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Dave Neale

Concept Artist

Dave Neale is based in London, England, where he works as a Freelance Concept Artist in Animation, Film, Advertising, Publishing, and Game Design. He is always excited by the variety of work that comes with freelancing and has worked for clients all over the world, mainly creating stylized creatures and character designs. His clients include EA Games, Warner Bros, Passion Pictures, MPC, The Mill, Ford, Netflix, Mercedes, Oxford University Press, Nestle; he also worked on Fantastic Beasts.

  • Dave is one of the best in capturing the essence of a character or a creature design. Whether it is a quick sketch or a finished illustration, his work feels alive and very believable. I personally struggled a lot with this during my early days in my career and looking at and learning from Dave’s work helped me improve that.

    - Jama Jurabaev

  • Dave is an incredibly versatile artist with a deep knowledge of art fundamentals. He also has a way of teaching that is both captivating and enriching.

    - Kan Muftic

  • I love Dave's approach to art and teaching. You will certainly pick something up from him that will change your work positively, I sure have!

    - Gilles Ketting

  • Dave has an uncanny knowledge of character design and how to fit such huge personalities into the smallest areas. His methodical approach to his art is not only consistent but very unique.

    - Richard Anderson